Suzi's Blog

Tartine Bread Techniques: Basic Country Bread

Basic Country Bread The picture above is one of Suzen’s magnificent home baked breads. She’s long been a baker and in the past decade she got to be very, very good.  But now she has transitioned to a great baker. This bread is Paris-class. If you want to achieve bread greatness, you don’t need a…

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Archipelago Bread

  You may have heard in your life about different therapies people follow. Some are into yoga, some do marathons, some drink, some swim. Some attempt to do all these things in the same day. Therapists joke about their Mondays. The patients creep in for massive triage. Patients get advice and perhaps some medication, they…

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Tartine Stale Bread Soup

I pride myself on my baking. It has only taken, what, about twenty years to get good at it. But I bake bread and it is very, very good bread. I bring it to every dinner party Brian and I go to, and each hostess is delighted to serve it, warmed with butter on the…

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Kouign Amann with Many Thanks to David Lebovitz

First, that is not my picture. It comes from www.davidlebovitz.com. David is a marvelous food writer, author, and photographer. His ice cream book, The Perfect Scoop, is unsurpassed. No doubt, he took this picture. Last week, I blogged about a incredible pastry, Kouign Amann, I had at the new Dominique Ansel Bakery in Soho. Now,…

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